Upcoming Events


May 4 & 5
Capstone Carnival
Jensen – Room 315 & 317
May 4, 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 5, 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Academic Capstone Carnival showcases the culminating research projects and internships of our senior class in a conference atmosphere. For two days, the third floor of Jensen, including the lecture hall, is taken over by panels of students from 14 departments demonstrating what they can do when they take over the process of their education. Click here for a detailed schedule.

May 6 – 15

Grip, Grasp, Grim, and Ongoing
Holden Art Gallery
Closing Reception: May 14, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

An exhibition featuring work by WWC senior art students Willow Collins, Amanda Martin, Jordan Stratford, and Abigail Kathan.

May 7ADV_Nikki Giovani

Spotlight Series featuring Nikki Giovanni
Kittredge Theatre
7:00 p.m.

Nikki Giovanni is an American writer, commentator, activist, and educator. One of the world’s most well-known African American poets, her work includes poetry anthologies, poetry recordings, and nonfiction essays. Her work covers topics ranging from race and social issues to children’s literature. She has won the Langston Hughes Medal and the NAACP Image Award and also received a Grammy nomination for her Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection.

May 8

Wilson Parade
Starts in front of Bryson
4:00 p.m.

The theme this year is Space! Organized by Student Caucus, the parade will start in Kittrege parking lot and proceed past Bryson, down the hill past the bridge and end at the stop sign between OGG and Spidel.

May 8-10ADV_Road cycling
USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships
Asheville and Marshall, NC

Come cheer on the Cycling Owls in the national championship!
Click here for the full schedule.

May 15

Honors and Awards Ceremony
College Chapel
4:00 p.m.

Students, staff and faculty are recognized with awards for the 2014-2015 academic year. Awards include the Alton F. Pfaff Cup Award, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award and Teaching Excellence awards, in addition to honors, service and work awards.

May 16Kim Jordan, CEO of New Belgium

Sunderland Lawn
10:00 a.m.

Celebrate the achievements of our 2015 graduating class. The Commencement address will be delivered by Kim Jordan, CEO of New Belgium Brewing Company.

Through May 23
Loving After Lifetimes of All This
The Center for Craft Creativity & Design (CCCD) – Benchspace Gallery & Workshop
Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Curated by Danny Orendorff, 2013-2014 Curator-in-Residence and Interim Programs Director for the Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, MO. Loving After Lifetimes of All This is an exhibition exploring the intersections of craft, self-care, apprenticeship, and survival within the practices of historically disadvantaged populations. View the featured artists and more information here.


All events are subject to change.